Hello, I received my gooseberry bush and some Lily of the Valley plants this afternoon. I only placed the order over the weekend, your service is amazing and the plants arrived in good condition (not surprising given the packaging!!) they are already planted and watered well. I can't wait for November and the rest of my order, ever so glad I found your site. Look forward to buying from you again. Thanks, Anne p.s. your shredded paper as a mulch is inspired.
Anne Boon, Otterburn, Newcastle
If you're looking for something a little different to add to your kitchen garden, then we heartily recommend that you consider a Medlar tree.
The Medlar is a completely underrated fruit tree in our opinion - providing tart Medlar fruits that need to undergo the process of bletting (maturing, softening and fermenting) before they can be eaten raw. Medlars are a fantastic addition to preserves and we can't understand why they're not more readily available!
A hugely underrated variety of fruit that has a sublime apple-pear sauce flavour and texture. Self Fertile. Quince A rootstock.
Available from approximately mid June 2013.
Supplied as a containerised tree pruned to approximately 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5 metres) tall including pot.
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.